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Harborside Hotel & Marina

4.5 of 5 55 West St., Bar Harbor, ME 04609
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bangor, Maine
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This property is beautiful! My girlfriend and I have stayed here twice now for our anniversary and love it. Each time we have had a beautiful room with a private Jacuzzi overlooking the ocean. This year we had to change the original date we had booked for and the room we requested was not available for the new dates. Kaleigh... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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56 reviews 56 reviews
19 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

I hated to leave. The staff were so nice. Even though it rained all week, I can't tell you how lovely this place is. While they close for the season next week, if they were open during winter I would snowshoe my way on in. It's just an enchanting kind of place.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

The hotel was beautiful and views were fantastic! Room was spacious and beautifully decorated. Location was great, everything right in walking distance including being able to walk sandbar island at low tide, right from hotel.Close to Acadia National Park...A MUST SEE!!!! Bed was comfortable and housekeeping was good. Had a Oceanfront Studio very roomy with sitting area and kitchen area.... More 

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Deep River, Connecticut
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Upon arriving we were greeted politely and the lobby has a great seating with fireplace. As for the room it was outdated, dusty, low water pressure, sink kept backing up and the bedsheets were on sideways. Food in hotel was great and staff very professional.

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chris torrey t, General Manager at Harborside Hotel & Marina, responded to this review

Dear rross0633, Thank you for your feedback on your stay here with us here at the Harborside. Through comments such as yours we hope to better serve our future guests. I am happy to hear you enjoyed our staff as they are our greatest asset. I am sorry to hear we fell short with the satisfaction of your room, have... More 

Sydney, Australia
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120 reviews 120 reviews
46 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

 Right on waterfront great views and bang in middle of town so location idea. Room large and beautifully furnished with desk and comfy armchair, bed very comfortable and pillows plentiful. Bathroom reasonable size with a bath.  Sitting room has a dining table and chairs, small kitchen, huge refrigerator and microwave so you could self cater. The sitting area has nice... More 

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chris torrey t, Manager at Harborside Hotel & Marina, responded to this review

Dear chris f, Thank you so much for taking the time to review the Harborside Hotel & Marina! We certainly appreciate all guests’ feedback, and are delighted to hear that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay. We pride ourselves on our premiere waterfront location, within steps of the many boutique shops and restaurants Bar Harbor has to offer. We... More 

London, United Kingdom
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98 reviews 98 reviews
33 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Although our welcome here was less than gracious the well-appointed Island View Studio King room which we booked on the internet had everything we expected. On check-in a laconic member of staff was at pains to point out the $25 per day fee for various services at the resort. However, she did not offer us assistance to get luggage to... More 

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chris torrey t, General Manager at Harborside Hotel & Marina, responded to this review

Dear Retiredtraveller0071, I am so sorry your experience at the Harborside did not meet either your expectations or my own. I have reviewed your feedback concerning the room and amenities not being up to our usual high standards with our management team as a training opportunity for our staff. I regret our efforts in these areas impacted your stay and... More 

california
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57 reviews 57 reviews
10 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

Harborside has it nailed! Of all the places I have ever stayed this hotel will always be right at the top for so many reasons. The rooms are beautiful, large and comfortable. What's really amazing is how quiet the rooms are. The hotel is in the perfect location to walk to everything except the park. There was always are beautiful... More 

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chris torrey t, General Manager at Harborside Hotel & Marina, responded to this review

Dear lagunagirl_8 I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay at the Harborside! To have you describe your vacation by writing “lasting memories” is a truly appreciated endorsement. The word “memories” is a very important word at the Harborside and one that is on the mind of all associates! We thank you so much for letting us know how much... More 

Portland, Maine
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This hotel and staff are fantastic! Kali, at the front desk , is professional and full of great suggestions for things to do in the area. We enjoyed a beautifully appointed suite, chocolates on our pillows and kindnesses galore. All staff members were smiling and ready to serve at any time. The location can not be beat (downtown Bar Harbor).... More 

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chris torrey t, General Manager at Harborside Hotel & Marina, responded to this review

Dear 1958Sue Thank you SO MUCH for your review of the Harborside! I am pleased to learn of your stay experience and thank you for your kind words regarding the staff being both friendly and accommodating. We take pride in providing unsurpassed services and personal touches, and Kali is a treasure! Our location is surely a great asset of ours... More 

Cumbria, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Chose this hotel from the reviews on Trip Advisor - excellent choice. Expensive, but then downtown Bar Harbor is an expensive place. This hotel is bang in downtown right on the harbour side. You can walk to the restaurants, shops, around the coast walk, across to the island, all without getting in the car. The rooms are extremely well appointed... More 

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chris torrey t, General Manager at Harborside Hotel & Marina, responded to this review

Dear nomads999, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review, we sincerely appreciate all feedback. We pride ourselves on our location as we are Bar Harbor’s premier waterfront property. I am certainly glad we were able to get you into a room with a view you were satisfied with. As for the reception staff I apologize... More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

great location with excellent facilities. Rooms are in very good condition and service to match. Many of the staff are from overseas on work visas and they try so hard to make sure the customer is looked after. Great facilities and reasonable prices, good quality food also and I could not fault the place.

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chris torrey t, General Manager at Harborside Hotel & Marina, responded to this review

Dear amoskeato45, Thank you SO MUCH for your review of the Harborside! I am pleased to learn of your stay experience and thank you for your kind words regarding the staff being both friendly and accommodating. We take pride in providing unsurpassed services and personal touches. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Harborside during your next stay... More 

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Additional Information about Harborside Hotel & Marina

Address: 55 West St., Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Bar Harbor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Harborside Hotel & Marina 4.5*
Number of rooms: 189
Also Known As:
Harborside Hotel & Marina Bar Harbor, Maine
Harborside Hotel And Marina
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Bar Harbor
#11 Family Hotel in Bar Harbor
#21 Romantic Hotel in Bar Harbor

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